Appropriation Act, 2007

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APPROPRIATION ACT, 2007 APPROPRIATION ACT, 2007
Chapter 17
(Assented to June 19, 2007) MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:
Preamble
WHEREAS it appears by Messages from His Honour Norman L. Kwong, Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Alberta, and the Estimates accompanying the Messages, that the sums hereinafter mentioned are required to defray certain charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly and the Public Service of Alberta not otherwise provided for during the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008 and for other purposes relating thereto:
MAY IT THEREFORE PLEASE YOUR MAJESTY that it be enacted and be it enacted by the Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, as follows:
Expense and equipment/inventory purchases
1(1)  From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $94 642 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Legislative Assembly classed as expense or expense and equipment/inventory purchases for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008 shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $30 700 000 voted by section 1(1) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2007.
(2)  From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $30 255 810 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as expense or expense and equipment/inventory purchases for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $9 076 600 000 voted by section 1(2) of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2007.
Capital investment
2   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 544 608 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as capital investment for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $401 100 000 voted by section 2 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2007.
Non-budgetary disbursements
3   From the General Revenue Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $191 882 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as non‑budgetary disbursements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $45 400 000 voted by section 3 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2007.
Lottery Fund payments
4(1)  From the Lottery Fund, there may be paid and applied a sum of $1 454 407 000 towards defraying the several charges and expenses of the Public Service classed as Lottery Fund payments for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008, as shown in the Schedule, including the amount of $463 300 000 voted by section 4 of the Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2007.
(2)  The amount to be paid and applied from the Lottery Fund for the Contingency Allowance/Sustainability Fund identified in the Lottery Fund Estimates shall be increased so that the net revenue of the Lottery Fund at the fiscal year ending March 31, 2008 is nil.
Transfers
5(1)  The Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (3), transfer an amount, not to exceed $75 000 000, from the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by that Minister
                                 (a)    to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by any other Minister, or
                                 (b)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation.
(2)  The Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (3), transfer an amount, not to exceed $91 000 000, from the Capital Investment vote administered by that Minister
                                 (a)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by any other Minister, or
                                 (b)    to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation.
(3)  An amount transferred under subsection (1) or (2) shall be used only for an emerging capital expense or capital investment, as identified by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation and as approved by Treasury Board.
(4)  The Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation may, for the purpose described in subsection (5), transfer an amount, not to exceed $21 431 000, from the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by that Minister
                                 (a)    to the Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases vote administered by any other Minister, or
                                 (b)    to the Capital Investment vote administered by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation.
(5)  An amount transferred under subsection (4) shall be used only for infrastructure planning, as identified by the Minister of Infrastructure and Transportation and as approved by Treasury Board.
Accountability
6   The due application of all money expended under this Act shall be accounted for. Schedule  
Votes
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

  SUPPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 52 086 000

  OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR GENERAL    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 20 770 000

  OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN    Expense $ 2 546 000

  OFFICE OF THE CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 13 228 000

  OFFICE OF THE ETHICS COMMISSIONER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 884 000

  OFFICE OF THE INFORMATION AND PRIVACY COMMISSIONER    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 5 128 000 Amount of Expense or Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases to be voted under section 1(1) $ 94 642 000

GOVERNMENT

  ADVANCED EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 2 918 055 000 118 300 000

  AGRICULTURE AND FOOD    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 574 522 000

  CHILDREN’S SERVICES    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 975 616 000

  EDUCATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 4 248 416 000 1 000 000

  EMPLOYMENT, IMMIGRATION AND INDUSTRY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 856 883 000

  ENERGY    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 204 519 000

  ENVIRONMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 162 336 000 1 000 000

  EXECUTIVE COUNCIL    Expense $ 23 209 000

  FINANCE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 124 346 000 59 695 000

  HEALTH AND WELLNESS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 12 023 189 000 26 718 000

  INFRASTRUCTURE  AND TRANSPORTATION    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment     Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 3 173 447 000 1 448 512 000 2 175 000

  INTERNATIONAL, INTER–GOVERNMENTAL AND ABORIGINAL RELATIONS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 67 671 000

  JUSTICE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 358 777 000

  MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS AND HOUSING    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 812 030 000

  SENIORS AND COMMUNITY SUPPORTS    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 1 754 655 000

  SERVICE ALBERTA    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 383 147 000

  SOLICITOR GENERAL AND PUBLIC SECURITY     Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment    Lottery Fund Payments $ 489 123 000 23 894 000 1 454 407 000

  SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment $ 344 725 000 26 200 000

  TOURISM, PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURE    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases    Capital Investment     Non-Budgetary Disbursements $ 741 904 000 19 284 000 9 712 000

  TREASURY BOARD    Expense and      Equipment/Inventory Purchases $ 19 240 000       Amount of Expense or Expense and Equipment/Inventory Purchases to be voted under section 1(2) $ 30 255 810 000       Amount of Capital Investment to be voted under section 2 $ 1 544 608 000       Amount of Non-Budgetary Disbursements to be voted under section 3 $ 191 882 000       Amount of Lottery Fund Payments to be voted under section 4 $ 1 454 407 000